January Term

“J-Term” is a month-long semester where unique opportunities abound. Test drive a career with an internship, take a travel/study course, or sign up for an engaging seminar.


internships galore

Our students intern everywhere. From law offices to Capitol Hill. From a local television station to MSNBC. From a doctor’s office to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Internships with Hollins

see the world

Students often travel to a variety of countries, including Ireland, Greece, Turkey, and the Caribbean.


Short term seminars

short term seminars

First-year students choose from an array of seminars. Examples of recent courses:

  • “The Global Game: Futbol, Politics, and Culture”
  • “Smart Women: The Female Scientist in Film”
  • “Expanding Horizons: Acknowledging the Continuum of Self”
  • “Learning Navigation Skills”